Completion Date: March 2015
Client: Burling Brown Architects
Four buildings comprising a Technology workshop, AV department, Business Studies department & Auditorium
Twenty-four hour access via swipe card technology with complete WiFi and AV capability, and data room hubs.
State of the art video facilities, with curved walls, floor to wall junctions (used for the seamless video shots), and sound proofing.
20Kw solar system with TV screen to real-time energy consumption versus production.
Smart AC system with reed switches on all doors and windows to switch off AC if opened too long.
Auditorium features a 360 degree stage which can be viewed from outside when the enormous counterweight door is opened. External of door can also be used as a projector screen.
Extensive use of aluminium fins and coloured danpalon panels for wall and roof with fins wrapping around and through the buildings.
A composite of concrete columns/ structural blockwork/ waffle slabs which added complexity to the formations of the suspended decks.
Northbuild delivered 4 state of the art facilities for us, with minimal interruption and inconvenience to our school community. We were thrilled with the end result.
Mr Chris Barnes, Director Sheldon College